Dear VC&NS Members and all River and Canal people, I have not authored dozens of books that have been printed thousands of times, and I may never be able to bring a lost history back to life. My name won’t be recognized as one that has done incredible work in canal exploration and preservation. I… Continue reading VC&NS President Brian Coffield’s Letter to members, October, 2020.
Attention supporters and participants of the James River Batteau Festival! The VCNS would like to thank you for your support over the years, and we hope things will be back to normal for the 2021 JRBF. As you know, the VCNS is the parent organization of the JRBF. We’re a nonprofit that is supported primarily… Continue reading Thank you JRBF supporters, from Brian Coffield – VC&NS President.
Hello everyone, With so many things still being closed and our normal lives on a temporary hold, I’m really pleased to be able to share all the great things that we have accomplished in the last eight months! Last fall we began moving our canal basin dig artifacts from Kittiewan Plantation to the Batteau House.… Continue reading President’s Letter – May 20, 2020